Blues forward Jason Arnott will have surgery to have a cataract removed from his right eye. The 36-year-old is only expected to miss one week of action. St. Louis begins its regular season on October 8 against Nashville. Arnott has appeared in 1,172 career games over 17 years in the NHL.
He ranks sixth among active players in career games and seventh in points. The Blues head back into preseason action tonight with Colorado.